Writer Ralph Horner, who grew up in inner city Cleveland, spent much of his career selling men's shoes on Euclid Avenue, and is a Vietnam veteran, shares his memories of some of the characters he met on Short Vincent in the 1950s and 1960s in his new FreshWater series, "Rascals and Rogues."
Shaker Heights native Kathryn Schulz explores love, loss, and life's other ups and downs in her bestselling book "Lost & Found." Ken Schneck talked with Schulz about her Northeast Ohio roots, the sudden loss of her father, falling in love with her wife, and finding her own voice.
The National Council of Jewish Women Cleveland last week celebrated the official transition to its role in caring for and stocking Little Free Libraries in Cuyahoga County. The organization kicked off the celebration with partners Krylon and CleveHome with a new library at Franklin D. Roosevelt in Glenville.
In the spirit of the Halloween season, FreshWater writer Erin O'Brien ventured out to Squire's Castle at the Cleveland Metroparks' North Chagrin Reservation to investigate whether the property is really haunted. Read what she discovered on this leg of the 2022 Trail Challenge.
Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry guardian Octavia Maynard and 86-year-old Nora share a love for hitting the open road on a motorcycle. Maynard recently went above her normal duties and worked with four riding groups to take Nora on the motorcycle adventure of her life.
After hosting just a small, outdoor celebration for the Capitol Theatre's 100th birthday last year, Northwest Neighborhoods is pulling out all the stops for an official Capitol Centennial Celebration this weekend.
FreshWater's Erin O'Brien has practiced Reiki for more than 20 years. So when she was invited to try biofield turning—sound therapy to tune up our bodies' electrical systems—she decided to check it out.
IngenuityFest 2022 returns this weekend, bigger and better than ever with an expanded footprint. The annual festival this year brings returning favorites and new exhibits, as well as shows off the community partnerships that have been forged in the past two years.
The upcoming Cuyahoga Tree Symposium at the Beachwood Community Center will explore nature-based means for improving the region’s tree canopy and using science-based means to improve the tree-related health of county residents.
Earlier this month, Graffiti HeArt brought French street artist Blek Le Rat to Cleveland to paint four murals around town—including one of his most famous works on the Cuyahoga River Viaduct by Merwin's Wharf.
Writer Erin O'Brien has taken the Cleveland Metroparks Trail Challenge and has been chronicling her challenges. In her eighth installment, O'Brien traveled to the Hinkley Reservation to test her kayaking skills for the first time.
This weekend, the Cleveland Cultural Gardens will host the 76th Annual One World Day to celebrate and honor Cleveland’s diverse cultural and ethnic makeup that represnts more than 30 countries around the world.
As the Cleveland Cultural Gardens continues to expand, plans are in various stages to install 10 new gardens. John Grabowski and Lauren Pacini look to the future in this fourth and final installment of this four-part series.
The 1965 Hart-Celler Act widened patterns of U.S. immigration beyond Europe. With that pattern came the origins of more than a dozen Cultural Gardens that represent Asia and Eastern Europe. Lauren Pacini chronicles this period of Cleveland Cultural Gardens history in this third installment of this four-part series.
Only five Cultural Gardens were created in the last part of the 20th Century, compared to the 14 created between 1930 and 1940. Lauren Pacini chronicles this period of Cleveland Cultural Gardens history in this second installment of this four-part series.
In 1916, The Cleveland Cultural Gardens was established in Rockefeller Park in University Circle when the Shakespeare Garden was dedicated. Lauren Pacini chronicles the history of the Botanical Gardens in this four-part series.
The 2022 FRONT International Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art is in full swing, with 100 world renowned artists at 30 sites in three NEO cities. Here are some don't miss highlights to check out when attending FRONT.